11 Apr 2015

Jets edge Victory, no Glory in Perth

7:20 am on 11 April 2015

Struggling Newcastle have done the Wellington Phoenix a big favour by beating the Australian football leaders, the Melbourne Victory, 1-0.

The Jets' win gives the Phoenix the chance to reclaim the lead on Sunday when they play away at Melbourne City - although Adelaide can pip the Phoenix to top spot if they can beat the visiting Brisbane Roar on Saturday night.

The Perth Glory's stumble can only be good for the Wellington Phoenix this season

The Perth Glory's stumble can only be good for the Wellington Phoenix this season Photo: Photosport

Meanwhile, the Perth Glory have slumped to a 3-0 home loss to Sydney FC, after the A-League club was booted out of the finals for cheating the salary cap.

Perth have launched an appeal with Football Federation Australia over being booted out of the finals for rorting the salary cap.

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